Pharmacology

  • Drug Mechanisms and Actions

    PCOL:4130
    Spring Semester, 2016

    Course Director

    Barry Kasson, PhD
    Phone: (319) 335-9954

    Lectures

    1:00-1:50 pm, (1:00-2:20 pm on exam days, 2-224 BSB)
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    Watzke Auditorium (Auditorium 3), Bowen Science Building
    * Beisner Auditorium (Auditorium 1), Bowen Science Building (1:00 - 2:50 pm)
    ** Spivey Auditorium (Auditorium 2), Bowen Science Building (1:00 - 2:50 pm)  

    Course Schedule

    Date Lecturer Topic
    Jan 14 Kasson Drug Absorption and Distribution
    Jan 14 Kasson     Pharmacodynamics
    Jan 15 Kasson Drug Metabolism and Excretion
    Jan 15 Kasson Drug Dose Regimens
    Jan 20 Fisher Receptors and Signaling
    Jan 22 Koland Introduction to Antimicrobial Agents
    Jan 25 Koland Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis; beta-Lactam Antibiotics
    Jan 27 Koland Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis
    Jan 29* Koland *Antimetabolites (Antifolates), Quinolones, Metronidazole, and Antitubercular Agents
    Jan 29* Koland *Antifungal Agents
    Feb 1 Chen Antiviral Agents
    Feb 5   PROGRESS EXAM I
    Feb 8-Mar 4 Brennan  VIDEO LECTURES 
    General Anesthetics I and II, Local Anesthetics
    Feb 10 F. Quelle Inflammation - Immunomodulators
    Feb 12 F. Quelle Inflammation - Antihistamines
    Feb 15 F. Quelle Inflammation - Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
    Feb 17 F.Quelle Inflammation - Treatment of Asthma
    Feb 19 F.Quelle GI Drugs
    Feb 22 F.Quelle Renal I
    Feb 24 F.Quelle Renal II
    Feb 26 Strack Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System
    Feb 29 Strack Cholinergic Stimulants, Inhibition of Cholinesterase
    Mar 2 Strack Cholinergic Antagonists
    Mar 4 PROGRESS EXAM II
    Mar 7 Strack Drugs Affecting Nicotinic Receptors
    Mar 9 Strack Adrenergic Stimulants
    Mar 11 Strack Adrenergic Blocking Agents
    Mar 14-18 SPRING BREAK
    Mar 21 Lamping Central & Peripheral Mechanisms of Hypertension
    Mar 23 Lamping Antihypertensive Agents
    Mar 25 Lamping Coronary Heart Disease
    Mar 28 Fisher Heart Failure
    Mar 30** Faraci **Antiarrhythmic Agents
    Mar 30** Potthoff **Anticoagulants, Antithrombotics, Thrombolytic Drugs
    Apr 1 Potthoff Drugs Used in Atherosclerosis
    Apr 4 Kasson Insulin and Anti-diabetic Agents
    Apr 6 Kasson Corticosteroids; Contraceptives
    Apr 8  PROGRESS EXAM III  
    Apr 11 Kasson Agents That Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis
    Apr 13 Usachev Analgesics I - Opioids
    Apr 15 Usachev Analgesics II - Opioids and Triptans
    Apr 18 Lee Antidepressants
    Apr 20 Lee Antianxiety Agents/Sedative Hypnotics
    Apr 22 Lee Anticonvulsants
    Apr 25 Lee Antipsychotic Drugs
    Apr 27 Ahlers Drugs for Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Apr 29 PROGRESS EXAM IV